Every Friday we take a look back at the week’s headlines, centering on a theme we’ve singled out as particularly important. This week, when we weren’t squeezing every drop from air miles, from life, and from reading too much into the crime statistics, we were finding all sorts of other ways of getting the most out of things.
The AAirpass system had rules. A special “revenue integrity unit” was assigned to find out whether any of these rules had been broken, and whether the passes that were now such a drag on profits could be revoked
It is similar to traditional polo, except it was born out of this country’s distinctive palette of characters, customs and resources.
Yauch’s is one of the voices that can signify hip-hop within three syllables—rough, low, and strained. He got a lot done with that voice.
But ultimately, Zimmerman’s online profile is as irrelevant as Trayvon’s to any real understanding of the social dynamics that were at play the night the boy was shot to death.
The usual celebrity hijinks and the customary health warnings about ice cream bars.
“The political apparatus of the UMP is going to be submitted to torture,” he said. “It’s a diabolical trap for the UMP.”
George W. Bush used enemy and enemies a lot; Ronald Reagan was fond of weakness; Bill Clinton was big on smoking:
WAHH does not stimulate drunkenness. It is precisely to avoid drunkenness. It stimulates the pleasure of alcohol without the alcohol.
There are a finite number of experiences in the world and the trick is how to present them in a way that is both relatable and unique.
My life, in short, is little more than a cosmic episode of Seinfeld: rather than watching a show about nothing, I’m a walk-on in a life about nothing.